ITCMS trainee John Pryor recently attended the annual retreat for the Cancer Biology Training Consortium (CABTRAC) in Pittsburgh, PA. John presented a talk titled “A Critical Role for RNA in Chromosome Break Repair”, for which he won Best Oral Presentation.
More than 120 doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members gathered Tuesday to highlight research advances made by UNC Lineberger’s postdocs at the annual UNC Lineberger Postdoc-Faculty Research Day. The day-long event included a poster competition for doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, and an oral presentation competition.
Mark your calendars for the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Postdoc-Faculty Research Day, October 18, 2016. 2016 Speakers will include honored former ITCMS trainees Jennifer Bradford, PhD, and Kris DeMali, PhD, as well as the 2015 Pagano Award Winners.
The PhD/Postdoc blog series features two scientists at different stages of career development as they explore and plan for their next steps. Over the course of six months, Lydia Morris and Divya Shiroor will give monthly updates on their progress.
Blossom Damania, PhD, has been named the vice dean for research at the UNC School of Medicine. Damania, the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, has served as assistant dean for research since 2014.
An oncogenic Ezh2 mutation induces tumors through global redistribution of histone 3 lysine 27 trimethylation
Mark Peifer, PhD, a UNC Lineberger researcher and the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Biology Department, has been appointed to an advisory panel of the National Institute of Health's National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Genome-Wide Transcriptional Regulation Mediated by Biochemically Distinct SWI/SNF Complexes. To hear more about Jesse's research, come hear him talk at the February 15 Postdoctoral Seminar.
UNC Lineberger member, UNC School of Medicine professor and basic scientist Keith Burridge has conducted seminal research on the basic building blocks of cells for four decades.
David Courson featured in Endeavors the online magazine of research and creative activity at UNC-Chapel Hill.
A Big Bite. How a dinner conversation inspired David Courson to refocus his research on drug-resistant infections.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant represents a joint effort to ensure the future leadership of pancreatic cancer research by supporting outstanding early career investigators beginning in their postdoctoral research positions and continuing through their successful transition to independence.
Post-doctoral fellows Matthew Walker, PhD; Jinchuan Hu, PhD; and John Poulton, PhD, are the recipients of the Joseph S. Pagano Award for a paper published in 2014.
Moffitt, along with Mentor Jen Jen Yeh, and other Lineberger Members paved the way for potential personalized medicine approaches for pancreatic cancer.
ITCMS trainee Sara Conard and Associate Director Channing Der traveled to Seattle for the 2015 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
The 40th annual Postdoc-Faculty Research Day drew approximately 150 people to the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Sept. 30 for spoken presentations and a poster session by UNC Lineberger postdoctoral fellows.